Congressman Sean Maloney

Representing the 18th District of New York

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Jobs and the Economy

Creating jobs and growing the Hudson Valley economy are my top priorities. Congress must create a climate that fosters job growth. I believe in commonsense reforms, like streamlining the current tax code for both individuals and businesses. This is essential to allow residents and corporations to gain greater economic security. 

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and we must do all we can to help them succeed. I started my own business, I know what it takes to start a company from scratch and create good-paying jobs in New York. I will work to increase small businesses' access to capital and reduce burdensome government regulations.

For more information concerning my work and views on the issues of Jobs and the Economy, please contact me.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you.

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More on Jobs and the Economy

Oct 5, 2018 Press Release

Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) today announced six federal investments, totaling $5,328,374, for Orange County and the Cities of Newburgh and Poughkeepsie. The investments will be awarded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG), and the HOME program. Each of these initiatives promote economic growth through housing assistance and the expansion of local economic projects.

Aug 8, 2018 Press Release
Poughkeepsie, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) today announced a $275,046 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) for the Fairview Fire District in Poughkeepsie. The investment will be used to purchase resources that support firefighting and non-affiliated EMS operations and safety.
Jul 31, 2018 Press Release

Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) today released the following statement in response to news that the Newburgh Fire Department laid off five firefighters due to lack of available municipal funds. Rep. Maloney has worked hand-in-glove with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the Newburgh Fire Department to secure two federal SAFER grants in the last five years to protect these jobs.

Jul 25, 2018 Press Release

Newburgh, NY  – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) today announced a $249,997 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development investment for Fishkill Farms in Dutchess County. The investment will allow Fishkill Farms to improve its marketing for new products. Rep. Maloney has served the Hudson Valley on the House Committee on Agriculture since being elected to Congress in 2013.

Jun 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) will again oppose the partisan GOP Farm Bill, which would make deep cuts to the crop insurance program, eliminate the nation’s largest land conservation program, fail to address the needs of specialty crop farmers in the Hudson Valley, and throw millions of low-income Americans off of the Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON —  Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced that his legislation to reauthorize the National Dam Safety Program (NDSP) through 2024 has passed through the House of Representative as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Without a new authorization, states like New York could lose out on the funding necessary to improve dam safety around dams that threaten human life.

May 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON —  After the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) denied Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s request for assistance through the Disaster Housing Assistance Program (DHAP), Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) demanded that FEMA Administrator Brock Long reconsider the decision in a letter dated May 28th.

May 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON —  Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) voted against the Republican Farm Bill today, objecting to a wide variety of cuts and programmatic changes which failed to adequately address the needs of Hudson Valley Farmers. H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, also known as the 2018 Farm Bill reauthorizes and amends all programs directed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and is typically passed with broad, bipartisan support every five years. Rep.

Apr 10, 2018 Press Release

Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) commended the Newburgh City Council’s vote to apply for a Federal Emergence Management Association (FEMA) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant. Rep. Maloney has secured nearly $5 million in federal SAFER investments for the City of Newburgh’s Fire Department since taking office in 2013.  

Apr 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – As women still earn less than men nationally, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced his expanded agenda to “Increase Economic Opportunities for Women.” Maloney first introduced his seven-point agenda for improving economic opportunity for women in 2014, and this year’s agenda includes a larger role for sexual assault prevention. Equal Pay Day is the symbolic day when women's average earnings catch up to men's earnings from the previous year.